Raleigh, NC (August 3, 2020) – Five people were taken to the hospital following a two-car crash in Raleigh on Saturday, August 1st. The crash happened at the intersection of Jones Franklin Road and Wood Aisle Road.
According to reports from the Raleigh Police Department, a car was stopped at the intersection, waiting to turn onto Wood Aisle Road when the car was struck from behind by a second vehicle and pushed into traffic. The car was then struck a second time while in the line of oncoming vehicles. Among the five injured victims, four were taken to Duke Hospital with minor injuries while a 5-year-old boy was transported with serious injuries. There is no word on whether the injuries are believed to be life-threatening.
The driver who caused the crash was issued several charges by Raleigh police, including no operator’s license, improper lane change, and failure to reduce speed to avoid a crash. No one involved in the collision has been identified at this time. There is no further information available.
We offer our thoughts to the injured victims in this Raleigh car accident and hope that all involved are able to make a complete and speedy recovery.
Car Accidents in Raleigh
A North Carolina car accident can be a truly life-changing event for victims. When you have been injured in a crash, you likely have questions about your future. During this time, it is normal to wonder if you will be able to pay your medical bills, if you can support yourself and your family, and whether your life will ever return to what you experienced prior to the accident. Anyone who has been involved in an injury accident is likely to feel a sense of anxiety or uneasiness regarding their future.
Last year in our state, there were nearly 300,000 reported traffic accidents. Of this number, just over 80,000 people suffered injuries that ranged from minor to severe and even death. Following a car accident in North Carolina, you should seek quality legal advice from a skilled North Carolina car accident lawyer. Your lawyer can help guide you in the right direction regarding what steps you should take and can also help relieve much of the stress and uncertainty that you are feeling.
At Burton Law Firm, Raleigh car accident lawyer Jason M. Burton has assisted clients in Raleigh and throughout the Triangle region for more than eight years. We take pride in helping individuals receive justice when they have been unfairly hurt by the reckless and negligent actions of others. We know that each client’s case is the most important thing that they are dealing with and we treat every client’s case as if it were our own. This approach has allowed us to receive successful outcomes in a variety of situations and, more importantly, has resulted in injured victims receiving the compensation which they are due.
We are standing by to help at any time. To schedule your free consultation with a member of our team, please contact us at (833) 623-0042.
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Disclaimer: Our team of personal injury lawyers at Burton Law Firm has taken pride in being active members of our local business community for more than 8 years. We are always striving to improve the quality of life for our community members and improve the overall safety and well being of all North Carolinians. We hope that by providing this information about the dangers of driving that we will bring added awareness and drivers will use increased caution when operating a motor vehicle. Our thoughts are with everyone who may have been affected by this incident. This post is not a solicitation for business. None of the information in this post should be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. The photos in this post are not a depiction of the actual accident scene.